Journalism Greats

Margot Lee Shetterly
Acclaimed journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, left, shares her insights about her work and how to report, write and tell stories about inequities and injustice in school districts and housing policies during a conversation led by Cheryl Thompson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, NPR correspondent and president of the Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE).

The annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, hosted by UNT's Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism in July, brought luminaries in the field to address the conference's theme of "Justice in America." The featured journalists included investigative reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones and Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly. Each year, the conference brings together more than 400 aspiring and established storytellers, photographers and journalists for panels, workshops and mini-classes.

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